Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country's mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to c...

Trump's campaign centered on fighting Democrats, not policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dropped the pretense of working with congressional Democrats on Wednesday and sent a clear message that his re-election campaign will be centered on condemning...

Trump awards medals to public safety officers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers, including eight who responded to a shooting at a southern California polling place. ...

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he's thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Republican Sen. Mike Enzi recently announced he will...

Michigan AG: Lame-duck ballot drive law is unconstitutional

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general said Wednesday that a Republican-enacted law making it harder to put proposals on the ballot is unconstitutional. Democrat Dana Ness...

US official says foreign election hacking is 'inevitable'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the hacking of U.S. election systems is "inevitable" and the real question is how the country responds. Adam Hickey, a senior nat...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 21 The Los Angeles Times on U.S.-Iran relations: Appreh...

City official shot dead in Mexico's Guerrero state

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say gunmen have slain a city official in the southern state of Guerrero. The state prosecutors' office says in a statement that Simón Gama Garc...

German far right cancels election party after venue threats

BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals. In a ...

Lai offers support to Taiwan President if she defeats Kaohsiung mayor in DPP primary poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a failure by the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Central Executive Committee (CEC) to find a solution, ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) said he would ...

Ukraine's parliament rebels against president's decree

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian party leaders have rebelled against the new president's decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law. Parliamentary le...

BREAKING NEWS: DPP meeting about Taiwan presidential candidate selection ends without agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After more than two hours of heated discussions Wednesday (May 22) afternoon, the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Central Executive Committee (CEC) ended wi...

No time to chicken out: Hungary's opposition gets creative

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Selling yourself in five minutes can be tough. But that's all Hungary's opposition parties have been given on state media to promote their visions for Sunday...

Fake news changes shape as EU heads into elections

LONDON (AP) — Fake news has evolved beyond the playbook used by Russian trolls in the U.S. election. As the European Union gears up for a crucial election, it is mostly homegrown groups rather than fo...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. IMPEACHMENT CALLS GROW IN HOUSE More Democrats are callin...